Psychology

Major

Overview

This sequence develops students’ understanding of a range of topics in psychology, which is the science concerned with unravelling questions about human behaviour and mental processes.

This six unit major is not intended for the purpose of registration as a psychologist

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Key information

Campus

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online

Unit set code

MJ-H000008

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Units

To obtain the six unit major students must complete HPS111 and HPS121 plus:

  • any two level 2 units from the psychology units list below.
  • any two level 3 units from the psychology units list below.

Core units

  • Introduction to Psychology: Human Behaviour HPS111
  • Introduction to Psychology: Individual and Social Development HPS121
  • Plus two units from the list below:

  • Psychology Research Methods (Introductory) HPS201
  • Developmental Psychology (Child and Adolescent) HPS202
  • Cognitive Psychology HPS203
  • Social Psychology HPS204
  • Forensic Psychology HPS206
  • Plus two units from the list below:

  • Psychology Research Methods (Intermediate) HPS301
  • Developmental Psychology (Adult) HPS302
  • Social Psychology (Human Relationships) HPS304
  • Personality Psychology HPS307
  • Psychopathology HPS308
  • Biological Psychology (Brain and Behaviour) HPS310
  • Biological Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience) HPS395